2013 YIELDS,  TULELAKE ALFALFA CULTIVAR TRIAL.  TRIAL PLANTED 8/17/10
Note: Single year data should not be used to evaluate alfalfa varieties or choose alfalfa cultivars
      Cut 1   Cut 2   Cut 3   Cut 4   YEAR                               % of
12-Jun 12-Jul 14-Aug 20-Sep TOTAL VERNAL
  FD   Dry t/a                               %
DG4210 4 3.1   (  9) 2.5   (  1) 2.1   (  2) 1.4   (  8) 9.1   (  1) A 110.2
Integra 8400 4 3.4   (  1) 2.3   (20) 2.0   (21) 1.3   (20) 9.0   (  2) A B 108.9
Archer III 5 3.1   (11) 2.4   (10) 2.0   (10) 1.4   (  5) 8.9   (  3) A B 107.8
WL 363 HQ 5 3.0   (18) 2.5   (  3) 2.1   (  5) 1.4   (  4) 8.8   (  4) A B C 107.5
R46Bx162 4 3.0   (13) 2.4   (  6) 2.0   (12) 1.3   (14) 8.8   (  5) A B C D 107.1
Integra 8300 3 3.1   (  7) 2.4   (  8) 2.0   (  8) 1.2   (26) 8.8   (  6) A B C D 107.1
Syngenta 6422Q 4 2.9   (22) 2.5   (  2) 2.1   (  3) 1.4   (  6) 8.8   (  7) A B C D 107.0
Rebound 6.0 4 3.0   (15) 2.4   (11) 2.0   (14) 1.3   (10) 8.7   (  8) A B C D E 106.3
WL 357 HQ 4 3.1   (10) 2.3   (17) 2.0   (  6) 1.3   (17) 8.7   (  9) A B C D E 106.3
R57M129 FG 5 2.9   (21) 2.4   (  4) 2.0   (11) 1.3   (16) 8.7   (10) B C D E F 105.8
GrandStand 4 3.1   (  6) 2.3   (18) 1.9   (22) 1.3   (22) 8.7   (11) B C D E F 105.6
Lightening IV 4 2.9   (24) 2.4   (  5) 2.0   (  9) 1.3   (  9) 8.7   (12) B C D E F G 105.5
R47M120 FG 4 2.9   (20) 2.4   (  9) 2.0   (19) 1.3   (11) 8.7   (13) B C D E F G 105.4
AmeriStand407TQ 4 3.0   (14) 2.3   (16) 2.0   (13) 1.3   (19) 8.6   (14) B C D E F G 105.0
MasterPiece II  4 2.7   (29) 2.4   (12) 2.2   (  1) 1.4   (  1) 8.6   (15) B C D E F G 105.0
Syngenta 6422Q-EMD 4 2.9   (23) 2.4   (  7) 2.1   (  4) 1.3   (24) 8.6   (16) B C D E F G 104.8
R46Bx163 4 2.9   (19) 2.4   (13) 2.0   (  7) 1.3   (25) 8.6   (17) B C D E F G 104.8
HybriForce 2400 4 3.3   (  4) 2.1   (25) 1.9   (28) 1.2   (27) 8.5   (18) C D E F G H 103.5
MS Sunstra 803 4 3.3   (  3) 2.0   (28) 1.8   (30) 1.3   (23) 8.5   (19) D E F G H I 103.1
R48M153 FG 4 2.8   (26) 2.3   (14) 2.0   (15) 1.3   (15) 8.5   (20) D E F G H I J 103.0
PGI 459 4 3.1   (  8) 2.2   (24) 1.9   (25) 1.2   (28) 8.4   (21) E F G H I J K 102.6
R47M312 FG 4 2.8   (25) 2.3   (19) 2.0   (18) 1.3   (21) 8.4   (22) E F G H I J K 102.2
R57M130 FG 5 2.7   (27) 2.3   (15) 2.0   (17) 1.3   (12) 8.4   (23) F G H I J K 101.7
R56Bx212  5 2.7   (28) 2.3   (22) 2.0   (16) 1.4   (  3) 8.3   (24) G H I J K 101.3
Minerva 5 2.7   (30) 2.3   (21) 1.9   (23) 1.4   (  2) 8.3   (25) H I J K 100.5
Vernal 2 3.4   (  2) 2.0   (29) 1.8   (31) 1.1   (31) 8.2   (26) H I J K 100.0
Xtra-3 4 3.0   (12) 2.1   (27) 1.9   (24) 1.2   (29) 8.2   (27) H I J K L 99.7
R48W224 FG 4 2.6   (31) 2.2   (23) 2.0   (20) 1.4   (  7) 8.2   (28) I J K L 99.2
Dura 512 5 3.0   (17) 2.0   (30) 1.9   (26) 1.3   (18) 8.1   (29) J K L 98.8
Mountaneer II 5 3.0   (16) 2.1   (26) 1.9   (27) 1.2   (30) 8.1   (30) K L 98.7
Rugged 3 3.3   (  5) 1.9   (31) 1.7   (32) 1.0   (32) 7.8   (31) L 95.5
R65BD278 6 2.4   (32) 1.8   (32) 1.8   (29) 1.3   (13) 7.5   (32) M 90.8
MEAN 2.97 2.28 1.96 1.29 8.50
CV 5.8 5.1 5.3 7.1 3.8
LSD (0.1) 0.19 0.12 0.11 0.10 0.35
Trial seeded at 25 lb/acre viable seed at Intermountain Research and Extension Center, Tulelake, CA.                                    
Entries followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 10% probability level according to Fisher's (protected) LSD.
FD = Fall Dormancy reported by seed companies.